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Brogan
Bay Workboats
Key Features:Vessel built of logs, typically 40 to 45 feet long with two masts and a bowsprit, and usually half-decked with a small cabin forward.
Period of Use:1850s - early 1900s
Use:Oyster scraping
Interesting Facts:This transitional vessel, sized between the log canoe and the bugeye, probably was never built in large numbers. None survive afloat today.
Where to see one:

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